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From: "D. Spencer Hines" <>
Subject: Re: Godfrey de Bouillon & Charlemagne
Date: 15 Nov 1998 23:21:16 GMT
So they could, if identical chaps, be an ancestral uncle to millions,
hundreds of millions?
And if they were different fellows they could also EACH be someone's
ancestral uncle as well --- in fact for hundreds of millions of
grateful folks --- N'est-ce pas?
I think she's got it. "The Rain in Spain Lies Mainly in the
Plain...." I think she's got it.
Lux et Veritas
D. Spencer Hines --- "Having taught in a university history department
for more than 36 years now, I would seek objectivity from anyone on
the street before asking an academic colleague in history." Norman
Ravitch, Professor of History, University of California, Riverside in
The Wall Street Journal, 5 Nov 1998, p. A23.
G . EDWARD ALLEN wrote in message <>...
>What I was saying was not that the Godfrey/Geoffrey who married
>de Mandeville wasn't somebody's ancestral uncle, but that I thought
>the case for him being identical with deBouillon was as strong, if
>stronger, as the case for Godfrey/Geoffrey, the crusader, being the
>I apologize for obviously confusing you.
>D. Spencer Hines wrote:
>> Vide infra pro sapientia.
>> D. Spencer Hines --- "Having taught in a university history
>> for more than 36 years now, I would seek objectivity from anyone on
>> the street before asking an academic colleague in history." Norman
>> Ravitch, Professor of History, University of California, Riverside
>> The Wall Street Journal, 5 Nov 1998, p. A23.
>> G . EDWARD ALLEN wrote in message <>...
>> >I do not think that the case for ancestral uncle is that strong
>> >Kay Allen AG
>> You might care to trace it yourself in AR7. Start with Line 158A
>> [from which you have previously quoted] and trace through Line 158,
>> Line 148, Line 155 and Line 140, for good measure.
>> With five choices from the menu, supra, you get egg roll and an
>> cookie FREE, dear.
>> Weis, Sheppard and Faris report that anyone who is descended from
>> Edward I 'Longshanks' [the "Bad King" in Mel Gibson's 'Braveheart']
>> and his second wife, Marguerite de France [she's the golden girl]
>> also an x times Great Grand-Niece or Great Grand-Nephew of Godfrey
>> Bouillon [the 'ancestral Uncle'], "Good, Pure, Christian Knight and
>> I think God just does it this way so that things even out at the
>> Judgment, don't you Kay, dear?
>> D. Spencer Hines
>> Lux et Veritas
>> Fortem Posce Animum
>> Illegitimis Non Carborundum [N.B. Not talking about you dear.]
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